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Rahul Gandhi pays tribute to Jawaharlal Nehru on his death anniversary | India News


NEW DELHI: Congressional Leader Rahul Gandhi paid tribute to former Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his 57th anniversary of death on Thursday.
Remembering his great-grandfather, the congressional deputy recalled the wise words of the former prime minister and posted a tweet with the quote: “Uncontrolled evil grows, tolerated evil poisons the entire system.”
“Remembering the wise words of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his death anniversary,” he tweeted.

Delhi Prime Minister Arvind Kejriwal also paid tribute to the country’s first prime minister.
“I pay tribute to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of India on his death anniversary,” Kejriwal tweeted in Hindi.

Nehru was born on November 14, 1889 in Allahabad. In 1919, he joined the Indian National Congress and joined Mahatma Gandhi in the independence movement. He became the Secretary General of the All India Congressional Committee in September 1923.
He was sworn in on August 15, 1947 as the first Prime Minister of India when the nation gained independence from the British Empire. Serving until his death on May 27, 1964, Nehru remains India’s longest-serving prime minister.

Times of India